Alumni & Giving

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Alumni & Giving

The University of Texas at Austin is proud to have awarded more than 8,000 Nursing degrees. The School of Nursing's alums provide care across the United States and around the world.

Our graduates not only provide direct care with great skill, intelligence and passion, they are also leaders in the profession and researchers dedicated to improving health care delivery.

UT Austin School of Nursing alumni are why we say: “The future of nursing starts here.”


Kathy A. Baker

Distinguished Alumni Award

Kathy A. Baker, 2018 Recipient
Dr. Baker has made a significant and sustained impact in nursing education, scholarship and clinical practice.

 Audrey M. Decherd

Rising Star Alumni Award

Audrey M. Decherd, 2018 Recipient
In 2009, Audrey received a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt in Spanish linguistics but became interested in nursing.